What is a Deacon? A Bible Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many churches have deacons that serve faithfully as a part of the ministry. In some churches they assist the pastor or elders in a variety of ways. In others, nothing happens in the church unless the deacons have met about it, discussed it, voted on it, approved it, then told everyone, including the Pastor or […]

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What Does The Bible Say About The Duties Of A Pastor?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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If you ask church members to describe the duties of a pastor, be prepared to get a variety of answers. Sure, many people will say that the duty of a Pastor is to conduct the services and be there when we need them. Likewise, others will say that they do not know what the duties […]

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What are Five Important Qualifications Of A Pastor That A Search Committee Should Look For?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Most local churches at one time or another have gone through the process of selecting a pastor. Whether it is the pastor who started the church or an established church that needs a new pastor, it is an intense time as everyone has their vision of what they want. However, the Bible does give us […]

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Should Women Be Pastors or Elders of a Church? A Bible Study

by Jack Wellman
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What does the Bible say about women being ordained as pastors?  What about having women as elders of a church?  What does the Bible tell us? Biblical Qualifications for a Pastor This is one of the most controversial subjects in the church today.  Should women be pastors or is this relegated only to men?  What […]

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